Table 2

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Population Group of Victim Officer's Agency, 1997-2006

Population group Total 1997 1998 1999 2000 20011 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Number of victim officers 562 70 61 42 51 70 56 52 57 55 48
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 107 14 14 8 8 13 6 9 15 12 8
Group II (cities 100,000 - 249,999) 50 8 4 1 4 7 6 4 6 6 4
Group III (cities 50,000 - 99,999) 21 0 2 1 1 1 3 3 4 4 2
Group IV (cities 25,000 - 49,999) 23 2 4 3 0 1 1 5 2 2 3
Group V (cities 10,000 - 24,999) 34 1 5 2 3 6 5 2 5 2 3
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 76 11 10 8 9 7 6 5 7 10 3
Metropolitan counties 101 15 5 5 11 15 11 10 8 6 15
Nonmetropolitan counties 63 5 3 8 10 9 8 9 4 4 3
State agencies 43 7 3 5 3 4 4 5 3 5 4
Federal agencies 15 2 6 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 1
Puerto Rico and Other Outlying Areas 29 5 5 0 2 6 4 0 3 2 2

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